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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 03:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 51' North, Longitude: 141° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.98 meters/second, 1576.7 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.5"979.54 miwest0° 08' 27.7"9.70 minorth979.32 mi
24 hours11° 27' 39.6"772.96 mieast3° 03' 15.8"209.99 minorth796.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaThu 1:04 PM338 km210 miles182 nmEast-northeast ENE
SaipanThu 1:04 PM508 km316 miles275 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokThu 12:04 PM976 km606 miles527 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraThu 12:04 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmSouth S
ManokwariThu 12:04 PM1736 km1079 miles937 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoThu 11:04 AM1876 km1165 miles1013 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirThu 2:04 PM1921 km1193 miles1037 nmEast-southeast ESE
General SantosThu 11:04 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoThu 11:04 AM2244 km1395 miles1212 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaThu 11:04 AM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmWest W
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